Tag: cars

Algal biomass as a potential ingredient in cattle feed

Algal biomass as a potential ingredient in cattle feed

June 2, 2019 |

In Nebraska, researchers at the University of Nebraska conducted a study evaluating the effects of feeding condensed algal residue solubles (CARS; available in 2019 in Blair, NE area) to finishing cattle for 100 days. The feedstuff CARS demonstrated to be a safe feed ingredient in cattle diets. Feeding CARS to finishing cattle improved F:G as […]

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Brazilian Federal deputy seeks to level the playing field for ethanol-based cars

Brazilian Federal deputy seeks to level the playing field for ethanol-based cars

November 13, 2018 |

In Brazil, a Federal deputy has submitted a proposal to amend current tax legislation in order for the same tax relief currently applied to electric vehicles, known as RODA 2030, is also applied to flex-fuel vehicles and those using ethanol fuel cells. Although flex-fuel vehicles have been the vehicle of choice for a number of […]

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North Dakota straw to fuel California cars with NewEnergyBlue’s groundbreaking

North Dakota straw to fuel California cars with NewEnergyBlue’s groundbreaking

September 25, 2018 |

In Massachusetts, NewEnergyBlue is about six months away from breaking ground on a renewable fuel refinery that is forecast to turn 280,000 tons of North Dakota wheat straw into 16-million gallons a year of some of the lowest carbon auto fuel selling in California. The refinery is expected to produce not only cellulosic ethanol capable […]

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Vancouver (Canada!) to transition all diesel vehicles to 100% renewable diesel

Vancouver (Canada!) to transition all diesel vehicles to 100% renewable diesel

August 14, 2018 |

In Canada, the City of Vancouver has taken a significant step towards achieving its goal of using 100 percent renewable energy sources by entering into a new fuel contract with Suncor. With this new contract, all of the City’s diesel vehicles will transition to 100 percent renewable diesel, reducing emissions to 50 percent below 2007 […]

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Most car makers making good progress towards E15 compliance

Most car makers making good progress towards E15 compliance

December 31, 2013 |

In North Dakota, Ethanol Producer Magazine reports that Volvo, Nissan, Mazda and Chrysler are still lagging behind in updating their vehicles for safe use of E15. The good news, however, is that Ford and GM have approved E15 for all of their new vehicles, the latter going back to 2012 models. Most Honda, Jaguar, Land […]

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Tesco and BP confirm their only E5 blend will be premium unleaded

Tesco and BP confirm their only E5 blend will be premium unleaded

November 8, 2011 |

In the UK, drivers of older model cars built before 1993 will have to use premium gasoline beginning from next year as gas stations introduce the new government mandated E10. Tesco and BP have confirmed that their only E5 blend will be premium unleaded. The more expensive fuel can cost almost 13 cents per liter […]

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